ArtsBeat: Blue Note Jazz Festival to Mark Fifth Anniversary With a Wide-Ranging Lineup

Natalie Cole, Buddy Guy and Ginger Baker will be among those performing at the Blue Note Jazz Festival.






Review: Paquito D’Rivera in Concert at Jazz at Lincoln Center

Mr. D’Rivera revisits the premise behind his album “Jazz Meets the Classics.”






John Renbourn, Eclectic Guitarist Who Founded the Pentangle, Dies at 70

As part of the folk-jazz group Pentangle, Mr. Renbourn played Carnegie Hall and opened for the Grateful Dead; he was also a scholar of medieval music.






Review: Trio 3 Shows Off Its Jazz Avant-Garde Pedigree

The group’s first set at the Village Vanguard this week moved briskly through its allotted hour, propelled by cooperative forces.






Review: Trio 3 Shows Off Its Jazz Avant-Garde Pedigree

The group’s first set at the Village Vanguard this week moved briskly through its allotted hour, propelled by cooperative forces.






Samuel Charters, Foundational Scholar of the Blues, Dies at 85

Mr. Charters’s field research and books, including “The Country Blues” and “The Roots of the Blues,” established a field of musical history to study and celebrate.